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Occupational Health

 The Occupational Health department aims to achieve the following:

  • Promote and maintain the physical, mental and social wellbeing of staff
  • Promote an advisory service which is independent, confidential and ethical.
  • Promote and encourage adherence to health and safety legislation



We provide a range of services for Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust employees, including

  • Fitness for work advice, including advice on rehabilitation, redeployment, ill-health retirement
  • Immunisation programmes & Blood screening
  • Management of inoculation injuries
  • Health surveillance e.g. skin surveillance, respiratory surveillance etc.
  • Health & wellbeing events & training
  • Risk assessments including Work station & Workplace and Night Worker


The team consists of a consultant in occupational health, a team of occupational health specialist nurses and administration staff.


Where to find us

The Occupational Health department is based at 21 Craven Road (The red brick house opposite maternity block).


Opening times

The Occupational Health department normal opening hours are 8am – 4:30pm Monday – Friday excluding Public Holidays


Drop-in clinic

The department runs regular drop in clinics for existing and prospective staff who require Immunisations and Blood screens.

Drop-in clinics take place every week on:

  • Tuesday - 8:15am – 12pm
  • Thursday - 1pm – 4pm
  • Friday - 9:00am – 12pm

Individuals are seen on a first come first served basis at drop-in clinics and waiting times during the drop-in clinics can vary depending on how busy the clinic is that day.

Drop-in clinics are only for immunisations and blood screens.

 Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust staff concerned about their health at work can self-refer to Occupational Health by contacting the department directly and making an appointment.

 Useful contacts

Occupational Health Department
21 Craven Road
Reading RG1 5AN

Tel: 0118 322 7634





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